Links of Interest A - H
Links of interest that include personal sites; news and information regarding the Justice System, various State Departments of Corrections; groups and sites involved with the penal and or legal system; and other interesting sites. Each member has added to this list as ones they as individuals or as the group feel should be shared with you.
You can click on the pictures or the sites' name to open.
American Association of Christian Counselors
is committed to assisting Christian counselors and the entire ‘community of care,’ licensed professionals, pastors, and caring church members with little or no formal training. It is our intention to equip clinical, pastoral, and lay care-givers with Biblical truth and psycho-social insights that ministers to hurting persons and helps them move to personal wholeness, interpersonal competence, mental stability, and spiritual maturity.
The American Civil Liberties Union
is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
is the United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics. Mission: To collect, analyze, publish and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
raises awareness about important causes and empowers people to take action. Includes a petition site.
The Crime Report
is a unique for the changing contemporary world of crime and justice. Designed for those who want to probe beyond the daily crime headlines and political rhetoric, it is the nation’s only comprehensive guide to all facets of the criminal justice system.
Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE)
believes that prisons should be used only for those who absolutely must be incarcerated and that those who are incarcerated should have all of the resources they need to turn their lives around. With chapters in many states including related to this site.
Drug Policy Alliance Network
is the nation's leading organization working to end the war on drugs. We envision new drug policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights and a just society in which the fears, prejudices and punitive prohibitions of today are no more.
Prison WivesID is a facebook page that is maintained by the wives of this website. Where you can post comments on our wallbook, see our pictures.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
is the national voice for fair and proportionate sentencing laws. We shine a light on the human face of sentencing, advocate for state and federal sentencing reform, and mobilize thousands of individuals and families whose lives are adversely affected by unjust sentences.
The Family Information CenterHere is where you can find resources and information for issues that can help your family, regardless of your circumstances or lifestyles.
Has a family member been arrested? You can find tips for dealing with your frustrations or embarrassments, advice on dealing with the system and ways to maintain a strong family despite a prison sentence. Check out Prison Families.
Florida Department of Corrections
Mission Statement: To protect the public safety, to ensure the safety of Department personnel, and to provide proper care and supervision of all offenders under our jurisdiction while assisting, as appropriate, their re-entry into society.
Florida Parole Commission "The decision of the Commission to parole an inmate shall represent an act of grace of the State and should not be considered a right." quote from FPC site
The Fortune Society
is the New Year City area and their mission is to support successful re-entry from prison and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities.
provides Hope & Encouragement to those passing through some difficult storms in their life. Our focus is on the Homeless, Single Mothers and especially the Women and their Children that have been left behind by a husband or father that has been sent to prison.
Web Television resource has information regarding show and description of "Prison Wives"
Human Rights Watch
is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. This is an article published by
by David C. Fathi, director of the US program
April 9, 2009